Single Role Paramedic

EMT or Paramedic (EMS)
Snohomish County Fire District #17 - Granite Falls, Washington

Jul 9, 2022


Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$60,736 annual

Job Description

*Granite Falls is currently looking to immediately hire as many as three Paramedics. *

*Selected individuals will provide exceptional medical care and customer service to anyone that they encounter. Paramedics function as part of a team over the entire 24 hour shift, both answering 911 calls out in the field and back at the station. Paramedics are expected to maintain and contribute to the current workplace culture at Granite Falls, which is friendly, inclusive, team-oriented and places a heavy emphasis on education and continuous improvement. *

*Granite Falls runs a tiered response system whereby a Medic is only dispatched a call is likely to be high-acuity or when a BLS unit requests an ALS evaluation. Medics can also downgrade a patient to a BLS patient per their own discretion, transfer care to a BLS unit, and then go back into service. *

Granite Falls is approximately 25 minutes away from the closest hospital, allowing for far more opportunities to perform advanced procedures and generally play a larger role in patient care. Furthermore, Granite Falls has no interfacility contracts and responds only to 911 calls. Granite Falls provides top-of-the-line equipment including electric gurneys and stair chair, auto-loaders on every rig, Glidescopes, self-occluding IV catheters and LifePak 15s.

Additional Information

Benefits:

LEOFF 2 Retirement Program, employer contribution to deferred compensation
100% employee healthcare 85% dependent healthcare and medical expense retirement plan
Longevity stipend
Life insurance
Education funding
144 hours of sick leave
120-216 hours of annual leave (based on years of service)
50 hours of holiday leave per calendar year

Compensation:

The 2022 hourly rate for Paramedic is: $23.00 to $28.75 per hour (approximately $60,736.00-$75,920.00 annually), DOE while working a 2,640 annual schedule

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 or older
  • Education: High School Diploma, Paramedic Certification
  • Experience: Preferably one year of experience as an ALS Provider responding to 911 calls

A minimum of ONE year of Paramedic experience with a Fire District/Department, hospital-based, or private ambulance that routinely conducted ALS field treatment and transport services (This requirement can be waived by Fire Chief at his discretion)

Possess and maintain a Washington State Paramedic certification and Snohomish County MPD approval within 90 days of hire

Possess and maintain a current PALS and ACLS certification at time of hire (PALS requirement may be fulfilled by MPD-approved equivalent)

Possess or ability to possess a Washington State Driver's License within 30 days of hire

Possess or ability to possess and maintain an Emergency Vehicle Driver's Training (EVDT) certification

Meet the District's physical qualifications and pass a background check, medical and psychological exams, and drug screening prior to appointment

General knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of EMS Maintain insurability to drive and operate a motor vehicle in Washington State

Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language

Must be a resident of Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, Island, King or Pierce Counties within 12 months of hire.

Contact Information

Bill Dane

Snohomish County Fire District #17
116 S. Granite Ave Granite Falls, WA
Granite Falls, Washington 98252
phone: 3609655158

How to Apply

If you have any questions or would like to apply, email Bill Dane at Bill.Dane@gffd17.org or call or text him at 460-965-5158

Print off and fill out the application available at Snohomish County FPD 17 | Granite Falls, WA | Employment (gffd17.org)

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